One of the great motor racing eras came in the 1950s when Aston Martin, Jaguar, Maserati and Ferrari all entered seminal speedsters into battle for endurance glory. The Peter Collins Trophy at The 74th Members' Meeting reminded us of the kind of quality of racing that the coming together of these exceptional period machines can result in.
The gorgeous curvaceous and (at the time) futuristic lines tread an aesthetic path that subsequent D and E-Types would follow. It was without doubt a definitive period in automotive styling and engineering. With the help of the handy gallery above, take a look for yourselves at how these stunning machines took to the circuit as the sun goes down.